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AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
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AKG K550 vs Maxell NC-IV: 23 facts in comparison

1. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
28000Hz
Sony MDR-Z1R: 120000Hz
22000Hz

2. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
12Hz
Sony MH1CBLK: 1Hz
10Hz

3. weight

420.7g lighter.
305g
Sony MDR-EX150AP: 3g
725.7g

4. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
48% have it

5. impedance

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.
32Ohms
Flips Solo 2 Social: 4Ohms
38Ohms

6. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
33% have it

7. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
114dB/mW
AKG K553 Pro: 144dB/mW
106dB/mW

8. no battery needed

This device works without batteries. It weighs less and you don't have to worry about recharging or replacing the battery.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
73% have it

9. has a tangle free cable

The cable is designed to minimize tangling.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
25% have it

10. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
31% have it

11. driver unit size

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.
50mm
Audeze EL-8 Titanium: 100mm
34mm

12. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
75% have it

13. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
54% have it

14. has an L-shaped plug

An L-shaped plug is better if the jack is on the left or right side of the device, so that the cable isn't bent, and is less likely to break when the device is in your pocket.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
32% have it

15. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
42% have it

16. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
42% have it

17. travel bag is included

The device comes with its own special case or pouch, which is useful for safe transportation.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
64% have it

18. has active noise canceling/noise reduction

This type of device allows you to listen at lower volume levels, causing less ear fatigue as you don't have to crank up the volume to overcome background noise. Ideal for plane rides and morning commutes.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
13% have it

19. sweat resistant

Resistance to sweat makes it ideal for use while doing sports.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
10% have it

20. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
3m
Pioneer SE-A1000: 6m
1.8m

21. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
87% have it

22. has a removable battery

The battery is removable and can be replaced by the user if broken.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
6% have it

23. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
AKG K550
Maxell NC-IV
3% have it

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